Alcoholic liver disease: pathogenesis and new targets for therapy

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Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The spectrum of disease ranges from fatty liver to hepatic inflammation, necrosis, progressive fibrosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. In developed countries, ALD is a major cause of end-stage liver disease that requires transplantation. The most effective therapy for ALD is… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrgastro.2011.134

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@article{Altamirano2011AlcoholicLD, title={Alcoholic liver disease: pathogenesis and new targets for therapy}, author={Jos{\'e} Trinidad Altamirano and Ram{\'o}n Bataller}, journal={Nature Reviews Gastroenterology &Hepatology}, year={2011}, volume={8}, pages={491-501} }